January - February 2017
Winning over the tech-savvy, 24/7 connected consumer requires the retailer to have a transparent agile supply chain, omni-channel capabilities, a digital-ready workforce and mobile-first strategy, in addition to other new-age wherewithal.
Every retail organisation seeking to satisfy today’s customers, innovate and stay profitable, will need to work with a wide range of external partners, including competitors. Research establishes an 81% co-relation between collaboration in business and innovation.
Collaboration is the need of the hour, the way ahead for all. And it’s an absolute must to not just delight but win over the Connected Consumer.
T o learn more about making collaboration work, read the issue
November - December 2016
September - October 2016
As we move into the future, things will get even more complex and unpredictable. There only one asset other than technology that will help businesses navigate the future - people. Building a future-ready organisation also requires four other imperatives. All this and more in this issue. Dive right in...
July - August 2016
The Digital India Programme aims to digitally empower citizens through broadband highways connecting all corners of the country by 2019. Thanks to the Digital India programme, and evolution in digital technology, the retail landscape of the country will be transformed, opening up interesting possibilities as well as challenges for retailers. The change is already underway, with leaders of retail having to rise up to the challenge of reimagining their businesses to survive the digital tsunami. However, it's easier said than done, especially considering the hype and information overload surrounding Digital Retail. It only makes matters more complex for the already confused retailers. Cutting through the haze, this issue of STOrai gives you the 7 imperatives of Digital Retail that will you understand the demands of digital retail and embrace it. Read on...
May - June 2016
March - April 2016
November - December 2015
In addition, the anniversary packs a punch with interview of H&M Country Head, a profile of Chumbak and lots more…Dive right in!
September - October 2015
The regulatory environment in the country is trying to catch up with the rapidly changing business environment. However, there still remain some gaps, which hinder business.
The challenges range from laws that are no longer relevant to differences in their interpretation. Business and legal heads from top business organisations speak about the issues they face suggesting what can be done to overcome them. An understanding of these is crucial to achieving ease of doing business today. The issue has this and lots more on analytics, omni-channel and customer engagement.
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July - August 2015
Identifying and nurturing talent has become key. Consequently, the HR has to move playing a transactional role to playing a transformational one. In this issue we have invited the top HR heads of renowned retail organisations to share strategies for mining human potential to create great organisations. In addition, the issue is packed with thought-provoking articles and discussions around current topics such as Maharashtra Retail Trade Policy, E-commerce and the Noodles controversy.
May - June 2015
Digital has changed our lives and disrupted businesses. And it continues to change every aspect of retailing from procurement, stock-keeping to movement of goods, marketing and payment.
It’s important that retailers understand how digital is changing shopper behaviour and preferences.
But it’s imperative for them to use digital means to conduct business both internally and externally.
Retailing is no more what it used to be. Therefore, the old rules of the game no longer apply.
Click here to learn the new rules that apply…
March - April 2015
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January - February 2015
November - December 2014
From a curated listing of vendors to help your business, profiles of national and international achievers, expert interviews to strategies of the industry’s top CEOs – this cart is loaded with relevant information. The cover story brings to you the immense potential airports hold for retail.
To know what’s more in the new STOrai…read the full issue
September - October 2014
The increasing pressure on cost of real estate has given way to newer models of collaboration between retailers and real estate owners. There is a definite wave of transformation passing over retail real estate in the country. This Retail Real Estate Special traces the current trends in retail real estate, where is it moving, what are the pain points of the stakeholders, and the new strategies being used by property developers to attract the end consumer and how e-commerce is affecting it all.